Then, their trump player, Darren Liew pulled one back for them as he secured a comfortable 15-13, 15-9 win over Rahul Yadav Chittaboina.
Captain Viktor Axelsen led from the front as he secured another win for Ahemdabad by defeating Mark Caljouw in three closely fought games.
The skipper at the other end, PV Sindhu started the comeback for Hyderabad by grinding out a win against Kirsty Gilmour in a three game battle and securing the trump match win for them.
It all went to the wire in the final match of the tie, a men's doubles clash between Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Lee Chun Hei and Kim Sa Rang, Bodin Issara. The pairing of Issara and Rang reigned supreme as they clinched the first and third to take the tie away by a whisker.