DORRIDGE suffered a three-wicket reverse to Smethwick in the Premier Division.
After losing the toss Dorridge were put into bat where only Aarib Kahn (37) and Barrie Forrester-Smith (36) could make decent headway for the visitors who were all out for 175.
Mohammed Sheikh (5-36) was pick of the Smethwick bowlers.
Waqar Saleem then hit a steady 80 off 123 balls to help the hosts to 176-7 in the 48th over.
Dorridge entertain Wolverhampton on Saturday.