Major cricket in 1996

 
Canada
  Sahara 'Friendship' Cup 1996
 
England
  AXA Equity and Law League 1996
  Benson and Hedges Cup 1996
  Britannic Assurance County Championship 1996
  India in England 1996
  National Westminster Bank Trophy 1996
  Other First-Class matches in England 1996
  Pakistan in British Isles 1996
  South Africa A in England 1996
  Texaco Trophy 1996
  University Match 1996
 
Ireland
  Benson and Hedges Cup 1996
  National Westminster Bank Trophy 1996
 
Scotland
  Benson and Hedges Cup 1996
  Ireland in Scotland 1996
 
Sri Lanka
  Australia in Sri Lanka 1996
  Hatna Trophy 1995/96
  Singer World Series 1996
  Zimbabwe in Sri Lanka 1996