Misbah-ul-Haq says Pakistan are raring to go for the Test series against South Africa naming a 17-man squad.
A three-match Test series between South Africa and Australia could begin early in March.
South Africa's director of rugby Rassie Erasmus says the world champions are prepared to go to "option Z" to ensure they face the Lions.
Daryn Dupavillon and Ottniel Baartman could make their Test debuts during South Africa's two-match Test series in Pakistan.
South Africa clinched a 2-0 series win over Sri Lanka on Tuesday, as they took the second Test by 10 wickets in Johannesburg.
The onus is on the captain to put Sri Lanka in a position to win after he sparked a revival from the tourists in Johannesburg.
Dean Elgar became the 10th South African to reach 4,000 Test runs as the Proteas overwhelmed Sri Lanka on day one.
The ongoing COVID-19 situation has led to uncertainty over whether the British and Irish Lions will travel as planned.
Sri Lanka will be without a number of key players due to injury for the second and final Test of the series against South Africa.
Royal Challengers Bangalore will not have South Africa great Dale Steyn in their ranks for this year's Indian Premier League.