Major cricket in 1986

 
England
  Benson and Hedges Cup 1986
  Britannic Assurance County Championship 1986
  India in British Isles 1986
  John Player Special League 1986
  National Westminster Bank Trophy 1986
  New Zealand in England 1986
  Other First-Class matches in England 1986
  Texaco Trophy 1986
  University Match 1986
  Zimbabwe in England 1986
 
Scotland
  Benson and Hedges Cup 1986
  Ireland in Scotland 1986
  National Westminster Bank Trophy 1986