The fast bowler was left out of the squad which was announced yesterday, but could make a return in time for the one-day series between the two nations.
"We are monitoring his progress carefully," said chairman of selectors Duleep Mendis.
"And if he is fit we will consider him for the one-day international series."
The T20 matches are due to be played on Saturday, August 6 and Monday, August 8. The one-day series gets under way on Wednesday, August 10.