Saha was all praise for the 23-year-old Pant, whose 89 not out on the fifth day sealed the match for India at the Gabba for a 2-1 series win.
However, there is some good news for India as wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant's elbow injury is not serious and he will probably be available when India bat to save the ongoing Sydney Test.
Medium-pacer Mark Steketee, who returned impressive figures of 5/37, came in the way of what could have been a few sessions of good batting practice on the third and final day for the touring Indians.
Although there was no word on his fitness, the BCCI tweeted a video of the 36-year-old playing shots off balls hurled at him by the team support staff.
"I think people don't know how the BCCI works," Ganguly told The Week magazine, dismissing criticism of the board's handling of player injuries.
SRH skipper David Warner confirmed the nature of injury during the toss before Sunday's Qualifier 2 against Delhi Capitals.
Saha picked up the niggle during his match-winning innings of 87 off 45 balls against Delhi Capitals on Tuesday and didn't keep wickets with substitute Shreevats Goswami replacing him.
Saha's parents had come to visit him and wife Romi before the lockdown was announced last month, and could not go back to Siliguri.
Saha would not stand out in the bunch of flamboyant, larger than life characters but the solidity and substance that he brings is something the team cannot do without.
Pant, whose shot selection has come under the scanner on several occasions, became the centre of unwanted attention due to his poor glovework in the second T20I against Bangladesh in Rajkot.