Major cricket in 1996/97

 
Australia
  Carlton and United Series 1996/97
  England A in Australia 1996/97
  Mercantile Mutual Cup 1996/97
  Pakistan in Australia 1996/97
  Sheffield Shield 1996/97
  West Indies in Australia 1996/97
 
Bangladesh
  SAARC Quadrangular 1996/97
 
India
  Australia in India 1996/97
  Challenger Trophy 1996/97
  Deodhar Trophy 1996/97
  Duleep Trophy 1996/97
  Irani Cup 1996/97
  Pepsi Challenge (Mohinder Amarnath Benefit Match) 1996/97
  Pepsi Independence Cup 1996/97
  Ranji Trophy 1996/97
  Ranji Trophy One Day 1996/97
  South Africa in India 1996/97
  Titan World Series 1996/97
  Wills Trophy 1996/97
 
Kenya
  Kenya Cricket Association Centenary Tournament (Sameer Cup) 1996/97
 
New Zealand
  England in New Zealand 1996/97
  Shell Cup 1996/97
  Shell Trophy 1996/97
  Sri Lanka in New Zealand 1996/97
 
Pakistan
  New Zealand in Pakistan 1996/97
  PCB Patron's Trophy 1996/97
  Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 1996/97
  Wills Cup 1996/97
  Zimbabwe in Pakistan 1996/97
 
South Africa
  Australia in South Africa 1996/97
  India in South Africa and Zimbabwe 1996/97
  Leicestershire in South Africa 1996/97
  Nottinghamshire in South Africa 1996/97
  Standard Bank Cup 1996/97
  Standard Bank International Series 1996/97
  Standard Bank League 1996/97
  SuperSport Series 1996/97
  UCB Bowl 1996/97
 
Sri Lanka
  Hatna Trophy 1996/97
  Pakistan in Sri Lanka 1996/97
  Saravanamuttu Trophy 1996/97
  West Indies A in Sri Lanka 1996/97
 
United Arab Emirates
  Singer Champions Trophy 1996/97
  Singer-Akai Cup 1996/97
 
West Indies
  Free State in West Indies 1996/97
  India in West Indies and Bermuda 1996/97
  Red Stripe Cup 1996/97
  Shell/Sandals Trophy 1996/97
  Sri Lanka in West Indies 1996/97
 
Zimbabwe
  England in Zimbabwe 1996/97
  India in South Africa and Zimbabwe 1996/97
  Logan Cup 1996/97
  Logan Cup One Day 1996/97
  Western Province in Zimbabwe 1996/97
  Worcestershire in Zimbabwe 1996/97