Cricket Australia (CA) stated on Monday that star batsman and Test vice-captain Steve Smith should be able to return to the squad for the month-long tour of Pakistan next month after suffering a concussion on Sunday.
After suffering a concussion while trying to save a six in Australia's stunning second-match win here on Sunday, Steve will miss the remaining three T20Is against Sri Lanka.
Following the incident, he was treated by Australian medical staff, and CA has stated that the former captain will be "rest for the next four days and full recovery in 6-7 days."
With three balls remaining and Australia ahead by 11 runs, Smith dived to save a Maheesh Theekshana drive that was just about to go over the boundary at deep midwicket. The 32-year-old was able to return the ball beyond the boundary in mid-air, but he hit his head on the turf and was taken away by medical personnel.
CA said on Sunday that the star batsman will make a full recovery from his latest concussion worry and will be able to travel to Pakistan.
"(Smith) will be placed on low-level protocols for the next few days, with a full recovery expected in 6-7 days," CA stated in a statement. "He will be out for the rest of the (Sri Lanka) series. At this time, there are no plans for a replacement in the squad."
Josh Hazlewood, an Australian fast bowler, stated, "There's always some concern when someone dives and doesn't get up right immediately. It's fantastic to see him walking about and off the field now."