Major cricket in 1988/89

 
Australia
  Benson and Hedges World Series Cup 1988/89
  Federated Automobile Insurance Cup 1988/89
  MG Kailis-Kemplast Trophy 1988/89
  Pakistan in Australia and New Zealand 1988/89
  Sheffield Shield 1988/89
  Tamil Nadu in Australia 1988/89
  West Indies in Australia 1988/89
  Worcestershire in Australia and Hong Kong 1988/89
 
Bangladesh
  Wills Asia Cup 1988/89
 
India
  Deodhar Trophy 1988/89
  Duleep Trophy 1988/89
  Irani Cup 1988/89
  New Zealand in India 1988/89
  Ranji Trophy 1988/89
  Wills Trophy 1988/89
 
New Zealand
  Dunedin Test Replacement Match 1988/89
  Pakistan in Australia and New Zealand 1988/89
  Shell Cup 1988/89
  Shell Trophy 1988/89
 
Pakistan
  Australia in Pakistan 1988/89
  BCCP Patron's Trophy 1988/89
  Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 1988/89
  Sri Lanka B in Pakistan 1988/89
  Wills Challenge 1988/89
  Wills Cup 1988/89
 
South Africa
  Benson and Hedges Series 1988/89
  Castle Bowl 1988/89
  Castle Currie Cup 1988/89
  Howa Bowl 1988/89
  Nissan Shield 1988/89
  Other First-Class matches in South Africa 1988/89
  South African Defence Force Championships 1988/89
 
Sri Lanka
  Browns Trophy 1988/89
  Lakspray Trophy 1988/89
 
United Arab Emirates
  Champions Trophy 1988/89
  Sharjah Cup 1988/89
 
West Indies
  Cable and Wireless Series 1988/89
  Geddes Grant Shield 1988/89
  Guystac Trophy 1988/89
  India in West Indies 1988/89
  Red Stripe Cup 1988/89
 
Zimbabwe
  Lancashire in Zimbabwe 1988/89
  New Zealand Young Internationals in Zimbabwe 1988/89