Sport-mad Australia's image took a bruising after a plot to alter the ball was revealed in a Test match against South Africa.
Former Australian captain Waugh urged everyone to have a focused and balanced perspective in ongoing ball tampering scandal with their current captain Steve Smith facing a hefty suspension.
Amid ball-tampering scandal, Queensland opener Matt Renshaw to join Australian Test squad in South Africa
Test captain Steve Smith has been suspended by the ICC for the fourth Test and Cameron Bancroft copped three demerit points and a 75 per cent match fee deduction.
After ball-tampering scandal, these five players may succeed Steve Smith as Australia cricket captain
With Steve Smith banned for at least one Test and likely to face more punishment over the ball-tampering scandal, wonder who could become Australia's next cricket captain?
The very game that Steve Smith lived and breathed has suddenly turned hostile towards him.
Had he not panicked, Cameron Bancroft may have escaped getting caught for ball-tampering, says SuperSport TV production head Alvin Naicker
A few minutes after Cameron Bancroft rubbed the ball with the yellow tape, Supersport, the host broadcaster, had beamed it on the big screen.
The Marylebone Cricket Club, the guardian of the laws of the game, called for a "major shift in attitude" to preserve the game for future generations.
Clarke said Australia needed to move on from the anger over Smith's ball-tampering plot in the third Test against South Africa and work on restoring the sport's battered reputation.
The reputation of Australia's cricket team is in tatters after captain Steve Smith confessed to coming up with a plan with senior players to cheat South Africa by tampering with the ball.
Cricket's heart broken in Australia after ball-tampering scandal; PM Malcolm Turnbull calls it bitterly disappointing
Australians' deep love of the game helps explain the stunned disbelief that has greeted skipper's Steve Smith's admission that he cheated, and even worse, that it was planned.
Vaseline, teeth, fingernails, dirt, saliva thickened by mints, bottle tops, trouser zips. And now, yellow adhesive tape.
Australia ball-tampering scandal: Captain Steve Smith, vice-captain David Warner step down for rest of Test
Tim Paine will step in as acting captain for the remainder of the Test in Newlands, CA chief James Sutherland said in a statement.
Ball-tampering scandal not the first, here are five incidents that tarnished Australian skipper Steve Smith
Steve Smith was fighting to save his job and reputation after admitting he was the chief plotter in a ball-tampering scandal.
Retired former skipper Michael Clarke open to return as Australia captain after ball-tampering scandal
Clarke, 36, retired in 2015 after his 115th and final Test of the Ashes series against England and comments on cricket for Australia's Nine Network.
Chief executive James Sutherland said Sunday Cricket Australia were extremely disappointed and shocked but added that the governing body wanted to get a clearer picture of the facts.