Dhoni's comments negative for the game: Steve Waugh
"The good sign is that Dravid, Laxman, Ganguly are not there and the side is still playing well. That tells you India has got a lot of depth in their cricket system," Waugh said.
On Australia's ongoing battle with South Africa, Waugh said a draw in the series will be a good result for the Aussies.
"It was good time for Australia to do well in the first Test, they were the underdogs. Micheal Clarke has done well as the captain. Ed Cowan, his century was important for Australian cricket. Australia will have their work cut-out in Perth, the conditions there will suit South African bowlers.
If we come out with a draw in this series it will be a good result for the Australia," the Australian said.
Talking about the various innovations used in today's game, Waugh said: "I think if you don't innovate, you can't stay ahead of the opposition. As a cricket team you need to be innovative in your approach."
"Innovation is the key, if you don't innovate and stay still, the opposition goes past you," he added.