The Three Lions are hoping that Leach recovers in time before the Sri Lanka tour which begins with a tour game on March 7.
Chris Woakes replaced Leach for the Hamilton Test.
On Wednesday, happy scenes were witnessed at the PCA awards ceremony as Leach and Stokes embraced each other after the spinner took possession of the painting he would treasure all his life.
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) shared a picture on Twitter in which Smith and Leach are seen smiling at the camera.
Smith and Leach were found talking to each other at the end of the first day of The Oval Test.
Smith celebrated with his teammates after Australia's win in Manchester.
Twitter ridiculed Steve Smith for his act.
Stokes has been using the same from the Lord's Test itself.
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The bespectacled cricketer was seen wiping his glasses frequently with a cloth during the chase and after the epic win, Stokes urged sponsors Specsavers to give Leach free glasses for life which the latter readily agreed to.