27.3 million listening requests were made by audiences tuning into Test Match Special on BBC Sounds and the BBC Sport site.
The contest brings together eight teams from across seven cities, including some of the best international and domestic players from the men’s and women’s game.
The BBC and ITV have confirmed their respective picks of the World Cup 2022 Quarter-Finals matches.
The BBC will use its iPlayer streaming service to bring football fans an extra pop-up channel featuring build-up and post-match analysis for handpicked games.
The deal with UEFA continues the subscription-free coverage expected of fans and reflects the pattern for multiple previous UEFA Euro editions and FIFA World Cups.
The season will be the first time 13 UCI World Championships will be held in the same location.
BBC matches will be shown on TV and iPlayer with additional coverage online and on BBC radio while ITV games will be shown on ITV and on ITVX.
The new four-year deal kicks off with live coverage from Gateshead from 7pm, 23 May on BBC Two.