The England national cricket team visited Australia in January 1988 and played one Test match at the Sydney Cricket Ground against the Australia national cricket team. The Test match was drawn and the teams also played a Limited Overs International (LOI) at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, won by Australia. England were in Australia as part of the country's Bicentenary celebrations of 1988. The Ashes were not at stake in the one-off Bicentennial Test.
- Playfair Cricket Annual 1988 edition
- Wisden Cricketers Almanack 1988 edition